DeSean Turner

DeSean Turner

Event: 3,000m Steeplechase
Height: 5-10
Weight: 140
PR: 3,000m SC – 8:25.56 (2013
Born: 09/16/1988
Current Residence: Bloomington, IN
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Warren Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) H.S. ‘07
College: Indiana '12
Coach: Stephen Haas
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Sponsor: Hoka One One
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Bio:
USA Championships
3rd at 2013 USA Outdoors (8:35.56)

Collegiate Championships
Two-time NCAA East Region champion – 2010 (8:47.22); 2011 (8:42.09)
Two-time Big 10 Outdoor champion – 2010 (8:43.72); 2011 (8:42.09)

About
After a standout career at the University of Indiana that included a pair of Big 10 Outdoor titles and NCAA East Region titles, De’Sean Turner recorded a big personal best in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase to place third at the 2013 USA Outdoor Championships and grab a spot on Team USA for the World Outdoor Championships. Turner also had a standout career at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis – when Turner graduated he held every school record in cross country and 12 track and field records. Turner trains in Bloomington, Ind., as part of as Team Indiana Elite.

Events & Rankings:Results
2013:
3rd at USA Outdoors (8:25.56); 5th at Payton Jordan Invitational (8:29.99); 1st at Indianapolis American Milers Club (8:28.88)
2012: 1st at Starkville SEC vs. Big Ten (8:52.58); 4th at Big 10 Outdoors (8:36.39); 7th at NCAA Outdoors (8:46.04); 10th in heats at U.S. Olympic Team Trials (8:47.15)
2011: Big 10 Outdoor champion (8:42.09); NCAA East Region champion (8:39.40); 6th at NCAA Outdoors (8:39.12); 10th at USA Outdoors (8:39.12); 9th at Big 10 Outdoors 1,500m (3:53.02); 4th at Stanford Invitational 5,000m (14:08.16)
2010: 9th at Big 10 Indoors mile (4:13.06); Big 10 Outdoor champion (8:43.72); NCAA East Region champion (8:47.22); 12th at NCAA Outdoors (9:03.61); 10th in heats at USA Outdoors (9:08.22)
2009: 11th at Big 10 Outdoors 5,000m (14:41.73); Drake Relays champion (9:01.49); Big 10 Outdoor runner-up (8:56.77); 7th at NCAA Mideast Regional (8:55.75)
 
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: 
Indoor bests - 1500m, 3:59.17 (No. 19 in the USA); Outdoor bests - 1500m, 3:39.06 (No. 30 in the USA); 3,000m SC, 8:25.56 (No. 4 in the USA, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2012: Outdoor bests – 3,000m SC, 8:36.39
2011: Outdoor bests – 3,000m SC, 8:39.12
2010: Outdoor bests – 3,000m SC, 8:43.44
2009: Outdoor bests – 3,000m SC, 8:55.75